Saturday, November 28, 2020

Video from Fazza Freediving Championship 2012


Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council Dubai, the 2012 Fazza Freediving Championship is well under way. Taking place in the Sheikh bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex this annual competition boasts an unusual approach to apnea performances and attracts world champions from around the globe. This year’s attendees include champion freedivers such as Alexey Molchanova and Goran Colak and some relative newcomers like recent apnea hero Branko Petrovic. As reported by our man-on-the-scene, Amro Dabash, the qualifying round has resulted in the following performances:

Branko = 7:55    Alexey = 6:55    Goran = 6:33
Ahmad Sabah = 4:55    Amro Dabash = 3:30   Qaesar = 3:22
Sid = 3:22   Walid = 3:05   Yuiry = 2:48

Die-hard freediving enthusiasts can watch a video of Qaesar, Goran, Branko all doing their statics here below. readers who are fluent in arabic can check out the Fazza Comp website for more information. Stay tuned for more as March 3rd will be the final day of the competition.

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Francesca Koe
An active ocean advocate, VP of U.S. Freediving, a multi-agency dive instructor, PFI Safety Supervisor and AIDA judge, Francesca also serves as the Editor-At-Large here at You can usually find Francesca diving in the kelp, hanging out at the Farallones with sharky friends, or trying to improve upon her own PB's.


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